Press Release ~ Pope County Sheriff’s Office

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, a female inmate in custody at the Pope County Detention Center committed suicide.  The investigation into the incident was immediately turned over to the Arkansas State Police and at this time, the investigation is ongoing.

Any inquiries into the incident should be directed to Arkansas State Police Public Information Officer, Bill Sadler.

The female’s next-of-kin has been notified, but at this time, her identity is not being released as a matter of privacy for the family.